Fresher Administrative Assistant – Regulatory Affairs NGO Jobs – Medical Research Council (MRC) / UVRI UK

Organization: Medical
Research Council (MRC) / UVRI UK
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Clinical
Research Co-ordinator
Position Code: AARA-311
About Us:
The MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established
following a request in 1988 from the Uganda Government to the British Government
for collaboration on the research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
infection and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of
excellence in HIV/AIDS related research. It conducts large-scale
epidemiological and intervention studies, clinical trials, virological and
immunological research and behavioural studies, and has generated a wealth of
research results that have been used to inform policy and practice that have
led to a large number of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals over
Job Summary: The
Administrative Assistant – Regulatory Affairs will provide support Clinical
Research Co-ordination section.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The jobholder will review submission packages
and facilitate submission to Ethical and regulatory bodies.
Develop and maintain tracking system to assess
progress on submission
Maintain up to date regulatory binders
The incumbent will develop standard operating
procedures that streamline regulatory procedures
The incumbent will correspond with Ethical and
regulatory bodies
Ensure timely renewal of Annual Practicing
Licenses and registration certificates of researchers
Ensure proper filing of study documents and
receipts in properly labelled files
Obtain clearance for manuscripts from UNHRO
Inform UNHRO of publications from the unit. Ensure feedback to project leaders,
about all documentation, submissions and communications Keep a record of
documents coming and leaving the office
Archiving of completed studies documents
Work closely with the CRC, ensure payments are
made to the regulatory authorities in a timely manner.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma
in Nursing, Bachelor of Public Administration and Management or Office Management,
Bachelor of Administration or any other related.
Administrative capacity working on Clinical
research projects is an added advantage.
Previous research experience in managing
regulatory documents.
Short courses on research methods, GCP training
are an added advantage.
Extensive knowledge of ICHGCP, Clinical Research
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
Microsoft word, excel, internet and endnote
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their application letters,
curriculum vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details
of three (3) referees and copies of academic qualifications should be emailed
to: Please quote the Position Code in the subject
line (Check Top of Advert).
Deadline: 17th November 2017

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